DUNCAN — A Fort Sill Soldier died inside a Duncan shooting range Tuesday night, according to the Duncan Police Department.
The soldier, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin, was a member of the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade, according to Keith Pannell, deputy director of public affairs at Fort Sill and Fires Center of Excellence.
“Every time we lose a soldier, it deeply resonates with the heart and spirit of our unit,” Col. Ryan Schrock, 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade commander, said in a statement. “To the friends, family, and fellow Soldiers, our heartfelt condolences go out to you during this difficult time; the pain of such a loss is deeply felt by us all.”
Fort Sill is cooperating with an ongoing investigation being jointly conducted by the Duncan Police Department and the Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division.